“‘Summer’s here, I guess it’s time to shave down the dog…’ No!” But no, says Dr. Jeff Werber of Los Angeles County. For dogs, their coat is thermoregulatory, which means that NOT shaving them will keep them cooler.
Welcome to the club, fur parent! It is a pleasure to have you here. Hopefully, you've enjoyed the precious time you have already spent with your new baby. Now, it's time to up your fur parent game and learn the ropes of how to house train a dog or puppy.
Pets can bring so much into our lives — from unconditional love, companionship, and unending amusement. If you have never had a furry companion before, choosing the type of pet to get can be challenging.
There is a considerable body of research on how CBD can benefit human health and many pet owners are becoming increasingly curious about whether CBD is safe for cats and dogs and if it can improve their pet’s health. Visit Dr. Jeff Werber’s Instagram account (@werbs_dvm) to view and submit questions and answers on weekly AMAs – or call and leave a voicemail at 424-835-0576. Your call will be returned posthaste. For emergencies, download Dr. Jeff Werber’s app Airvet, a video-chat option for veterinary needs at any time of day or night!
While everyday household items like chocolate, raisins and Xylitol are safe for humans, they can prove to be dangerous to your pet’s health, if ingested. Data by the poison control helpline shows more than 68,000 reported cases of animal poison exposure in 2019 alone.